This summer, the rising emirate of Ras Al Khaimah invites visitors to enjoy the best in affordable luxury and adventure activities. Just a 45 minute drive from Dubai International Airport, with a variety of summer events and promotions, Ras Al Khaimah is the ideal destination for day trips, family holidays and romantic get-aways for UAE and GCC residents.
Whether on land or in the sea, Ras Al Khaimah offers great opportunities to try something new this summer: from learning how to scuba dive, water ski, wake board or jet ski at Adventure Sports on the Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa beach, to flying high with a discounted taster sessions in micro-light aircrafts and powered parachutes at Jazirah Aviation Club. The emirate’s two 18-hole championship golf courses, Al Hamra Golf Club and Tower Links Golf Club offer outstanding golfing facilities, including instruction from qualified experts. This summer, visitors can enjoy unlimited golf at Tower Links golf course with the Summer Players Pass for just AED 649.
For the ideal day trip, the ‘Prince of Sea’ yacht sets sail from Al Hamra Marina on magical daytime, sunset and dinner cruises where families, couples and groups can enjoy a cooling sea breeze and delicious barbequed seafood as well as the chance to spot the rare green turtles at Al Marjan Island. Alternatively, Iceland Water Park is a fun filled escape from the heat for family adventures and also hosts exclusive Ladies Nights every Friday.
With 64m of pristine natural beaches, there are events to suit all tastes throughout the summer in Ras Al Khaimah. The famous Amasi Beach at Al Hamra Palace Beach Resort is hosting BBQs with free access to the beach and pool, kids entertainment and live bands every Friday afternoon. Then, as the sun sets, White Bar on the beach offers happy hour discounts and then Amasi’s DJ Oleg is playing from 8pm every Friday (except during the holy month of Ramadan). Al Hamra Fort Hotel & Beach Resort is hosting a Sunset Pool Party every Thursday and Friday where guests can indulge in specially-priced sundowners and a delicious BBQ as they listen to their favourite tunes spun by the Sunrise Pool’s DJ.
For weekend getaways, there are great rates available across Ras Al Khaimah’s broad range of international and local hotels including Hilton Worldwide’s four Ras Al Khaimah properties (Hilton Ras Al Khaimah, Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Al Hamra Golf & Beach Resort, Banyan Tree Al Wadi and Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort, The Cove Rotana Resort, at Bin Majid’s four Ras Al Khaimah hotels (Beach Hotel, Bin Majid Beach Resort, Mangrove and Acacia),at Al Hamra Palace Beach Resort and Al Hamra Village Golf & Beach Resort.
Khalid Motik, Director at Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority comments: “Located just 45 minutes from Dubai airport, with a range of great summer promotions, we anticipate that many UAE and GCC residents will choose Ras Al Khaimah for a summer escape. The diverse tourism industry in Ras Al Khaimah has something for everyone this summer and will keep visitors entertained whether they are on a daytrip or staying for a week or longer. Our varied landscape and beautiful beaches are perfect for adventure activities, whilst our premium hotels, gourmet restaurants and luxury spas are ideal for relaxation.”